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Oxford Eagle Staff, Author at The Vicksburg Post

COVID-19

Ole Miss athlete, staff member test positive for COVID-19

By Jake Thompson The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Since Ole Miss senior associate athletic director for health and sports performance Shannon Singletary and the rest ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:01 pm

Sports

Ole Miss coaches, athletics alumni donate to COVID-19 charities

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Ole Miss announced last week that football head coach Lane Kiffin is donating $20,000 to Rebel Aid, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, April 13, 2020 1:53 pm

Sports

Grad transfer Vaughn ready to step in as Ole Miss’ top scorer

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — It’s not a normal offseason, but Ole Miss and men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis are still putting ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, April 10, 2020 5:08 pm

COVID-19

Virus hits home for Ole Miss football player Eli Johnson

By Nathanel Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Ole Miss offensive lineman Eli Johnson was supposed to go to Asia for spring break. The coronavirus ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 5:00 pm

Sports

Ole Miss signs 11 in Kiffin’s first recruiting class

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Lane Kiffin got to make his first real mark on the Ole Miss football program on Wednesday. ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, December 18, 2019 7:44 pm

Sports

After firing Luke, Ole Miss begins search for coach

By Jake Thompson The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Keith Carter stood in the Burns Team Meeting Room on the Ole Miss campus on Nov. 22, ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, December 2, 2019 4:52 pm

Sports

Freshmen give Ole Miss hope

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Ole Miss did not do anything to help its present by losing to No. 1 Alabama, but it did get a hopeful ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:55 am

Sports

Rebels’ two-sport stars find common bond

OXFORD — Jerrion Ealy and John Rhys Plumlee grew up less than two hours away from each other, and were two of the top-15 high ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:55 am

Sports

Givens’ injury forces young Ole Miss offensive linemen into bigger roles

OXFORD — Ole Miss needs Alex Givens. But at the same time, it was going to need others to step up even if he was ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:14 pm

Sports

Young receivers look to carry on Ole Miss’ Nasty Wide Out tradition

OXFORD — Nasty Wide Outs? At least to start the 2019 season, Ole Miss is just working with a different NWO: New Wide Outs. After ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Saturday, August 3, 2019 6:00 am

Sports

Freshman Matt Corral ready to take reins as Ole Miss’ next QB

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle HOOVER, Ala. — Despite losing 2018’s starting quarterback Jordan Ta’amu to graduation, Ole Miss never really had a quarterback ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:55 am

Sports

Rebels have big plans for Ealy and a talented group of freshmen

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle HOOVER, Ala. — When Ole Miss released its two-deep football depth chart last week ahead of the opening of ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:38 pm

Sports

Ole Miss’ Olenek masters the art of getting plunked

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — For much of the year, the race to be hit by pitches was a running joke in ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, May 30, 2019 7:54 pm

Sports

Dillard thriving as Rebels’ leadoff man

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle HOOVER, Ala — Almost from the time he set foot on campus, Thomas Dillard said, he’s been lobbying Ole ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Thursday, May 30, 2019 7:56 am

Sports

Ole Miss beats Georgia to get back to SEC championship game

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle HOOVER, Ala. — Ole Miss baseball has been full of surprises this year. The way they hit on Saturday ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Saturday, May 25, 2019 5:25 pm

Sports

Rebels reach SEC Tournament semifinals

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle HOOVER, Ala — Ole Miss needed more late game heroics in Hoover, but its Southeastern Conference tournament title defense ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, May 24, 2019 8:08 pm

Sports

Rebels fall into losers’ bracket

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle HOOVER, Ala — It wasn’t for lack of opportunity, but Ole Miss is no longer in the winners’ bracket ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:07 pm

Sports

Ole Miss, Mississippi State softball win NCAA Tournament openers

By Jake Thompson The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Brittany Finney was electric, the bats were on fire, and Chattanooga could not overcome a slow start ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Friday, May 17, 2019 11:44 pm

Sports

Ole Miss’ Davis, MSU’s Weatherspoon and Perry invited to NBA combine

By Nathanel Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Former Ole Miss guard Terence Davis threw his hat in the NBA draft conversation last year as ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 5:27 pm

Sports

Bullpen woes plague Ole Miss

By Nathanel Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — “What’s the key to making sure everyone shakes this off moving forward?” “That’s a tough question right ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:08 pm

Sports

Ole Miss lands NCAA softball regional

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — For just the second time in its history, the Ole Miss softball team will host an NCAA ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Monday, May 13, 2019 7:23 pm

Sports

Pitching powers Bulldogs past Ole Miss

By Nathanael Gabler The Oxford Eagle OXFORD — Two hours of rain delays and another 30 minutes of fog delay wasn’t enough to put away ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Saturday, May 11, 2019 1:38 am

State/Region Sports

Former Ole Miss basketball great Johnny Neumann dies

Johnny Neumann, who set records and led the nation in scoring during his time at Ole Miss, passed away Tuesday in Oxford after a battle ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:38 pm

Sports

Mississippi State baseball team takes Governor’s Cup from Ole Miss for fourth straight time

PEARL – A sentence no Ole Miss fan wants to read on this Tuesday night: Mississippi State has won the Governor’s Cup four years in ... Read more

by Oxford Eagle Staff, Wednesday, April 24, 2019 8:42 am